Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Applesauce Spice Poundcake
Applesauce Spice Pound Cake
1 c. butter, softened
1 1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 1/2 c. unsweetened applesauce
2 Tbsp. baking soda
3 c. flour - divided
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. ground allspice
1 1/2 c. chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 325. Grease and flour a 10 inch bundt pan. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy, 5 to 7 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat just until combined after each addition.
Combine applesauce and baking soda and set aside.
Sift together 2 3/4 c. flour and spices. Add to butter mixture alternately with applesauce mixture, beginning and ending with flour. Mix until just combined after each addition.
Stir together remaining 1/4 c. flour and pecans until well coated. Fold into batter.
Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 15 (or 20) minutes or until done. Cool in pan for 10 minutes then turn onto wire rack. Cool completely.
Serve with powdered sugar or whipped topping.